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missing some icons in KDE 5 launcher and tray after installing unity

I have kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. last night I installed unity desktop using the command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop on my laptop. but after first restart I missed some of my application ...
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libcgmanager0 is not verified by authors

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and I use the software center for updates, which usually works fine, but now there was an error message as in the title. I am not really sure what to do about this, so I ...
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Dual Monitor/Xinerama not working; cannot even detect on-board graphic card

I have Kubuntu 12.04 and two identical VGA monitors. One I plugged via DVI-VGA adapter into the DVI port of my discrete AMD Radeon HD 6670, the other into the VGA port of my on-board graphic card (...
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keep kmail folders on external hard drive

I have limited space on my local hard drive. With thunderbird I can easily keep all my mail on a folder on an external hard drive by moving the thunderbird profile folder to the external disk and ...
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Can you change the desktop grid layout in KDE?

I have recently switched from Ubuntu 14.04 to Kubuntu 14.04 and there's one thing that's bugging me... I have two (identical) monitors and I use multiple workspaces extensively. My workspaces are ...
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Installing CUDA 7.5 on Kubuntu 15.10 x64

I'm having issues installing on Kubuntu 15.10 x64, with two Nvidia GTX 690 cards. I tried: # Install Nvidia drivers sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 ...
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Can I upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 but stay on KDE 4?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 on an older Toshiba Satellite. I would rather stay with KDE 4 and not move up to KDE 5. Is there any way to upgrade my Kubuntu release to 15.04 and/or 15.10 while staying on ...
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Does anything useful happen during the KDE Plasma5 splash screen load delay? It seems to just waste time

As far as I can tell the startup splashscreen after logging in on Kubuntu with Plasma5 seems to be a pointless busy loop that locks up the user interface for several seconds while nothing is achieved ...
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Wrong Language of GTK applications in Kubuntu

I have Kubuntu 14.04, and am running some GTK applications, for example Shotwell. The "Preferred Languages" in the locale settings are set to: English German French All the application ...
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Using two keyboards in KDE with a dedicated layout each (typically azerty / bépo)

I need to be able to use two keyboards (one standard AZERTY on my laptop) and a TypeMatrix 2030 USB (BÉPO layout). This I configured fine in xorg.conf by putting the following code in xorg.conf (which ...
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How to properly set up fcitx on Kubuntu 15.04?

I need help setting up fcitx on my Kubuntu 15.04 to write in Japanese. I first installed fcitx with apt. I forgot the package names I installed over the experimentations, but here is what's ...
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Disk full after copying between external HDDs

I was copying 500 GB files from an external HDD to another external HDD and suddenly the local memory was running out? When the copy was completed I rebooted and I get now a black screen. Logged in ...
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Export and Import settings of Plasma5

Is there a way of exporting and importing Plasma5 settings like settings for the taskbar, dophlin, shortcuts and so on and import them for a new user or on a new installation?
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How to make KDE remember your opened windows across sessions?

This used to work on Kubuntu 14, 13, etc... but since the upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04, after I login only some of my windows re-open automatically. And some of those that do are not in the position I ...
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Force firefox to use xdg-open to open downloaded files

Firefox in Kubuntu is broken, as it don't follows the system default applications that I can configure using "file associations" in the KDE Control Module. For example, it wants to open folders with ...
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Lenovo hotkeys not working

I have a Lenovo Z570 IdeaPad laptop with Kubuntu 14.04 installed.It has 5 touch hotkeys.Among them 3 are for controlling volume(mute,decrease and increase).They works fine.But the other two are not ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000. In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What should I do? Does the model I ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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how to enable secure boot after the installation

Kubuntu 14.04 64bit on a MS-DOS (MBR) type HDD (sda4) Kubuntu 14.10 64bit on a GPT type HDD (sdb5) Windows 8.1 64bit on a GPT type HDD (sda3) these are my installed OSes, both kubuntu installations ...
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Kubuntu ibus 14.04 GB (UK) English default keyboard missing

I have recently upgraded my machines to Kubuntu 14.04, and it seems that ibus is (partially) broken for selecting the GB (UK) default keyboard. The closest keyboard that I have to choose from is ...
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How can I set up gestures in Kubuntu?

I would like to do the following thing: scroll down with three fingers => windows presentation from all Desktops (equivalent to Ctrl+F10). The question is "How can I do it?" :) I have (quite) ...
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How can I force the window to open in a given desktop in Kubuntu?

Let's assume that I had opened a .txt file using Kate in Desktop 1 and switched to Desktop 2 afterwards. Now if I open another .txt file, again using Kate, I am automatically switched back to Desktop ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 10 (UEFI) with encrypted LVM Kubuntu 16.04 on 2nd HDD

I currently have Windows 10 (upgraded from Windows 8 originally installed on machine) running on a HP Envy 17 laptop booting in UEFI mode. The laptop comes with a 2nd hard drive bay, and I would like ...
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Diagonal Tearing (Kubuntu 16.04)

The question has been asked before here, but with no response: Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics (I'm asking again because I can't comment on it.) The ...
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Changing KDE's oxygen-gtk3 colors for tooltips (fixing Firefox 46)

I use KDE (Kubuntu 14.04), the Oxygen theme and Firefox, and FF46 has several bugs with GTK3, the most annoying being displaying tooltips as dark text over a barely darker background. So I'am ...
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Wacom Intous Art Support on Ubuntu 15.10 wily

Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.2.0-36-generic OS: Ubuntu 15.10 wily DE: KDE5 So I have followed several articles online from several google searches such as: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=...
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ksshaskpass asks for passphrase before kwallet

I have the kubuntu desktop 16.04. I use kwallet and ksshaskpass to unlock my ssh keys automatically on startup. kwallet is password protected too. My problem is that at system startup ksshaskpass ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - Session save doesn't work

This machine was originally installed with Kubuntu 14.10. Then I upgraded to 15.04, and since then it fails to properly restore my previous session. I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10, hoping to fix ...
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How can I see the window decoration icon in my Plasma 5 panel?

On Kubuntu 15.10, Chrome apps always show with the Chrome icon in the panel, even if their window decoration has a different icon. Changing the launcher icon also does not change the panel icon, as ...
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Kubuntu release upgrade error (14.04 to 15.10)

I am currently running 14.04, LTS, and I would like to update to 15.10. So I go on muon and click distro upgrade, top bar, and go to do other things. After a while it comes up with this error: I ...
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Does Python AppIndicator3 on KDE support labels?

I've just moved from Ubuntu to Kubuntu and I have a small script written in Python that used to display a brief status indicator message (how long a service on our network has been up) on my screen ...
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Wireless not working since upgrading to Kubuntu 15.10

I'm running Kubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron N7010 Never had any problems with wireless until the recent upgrade. The Connection Editor doesn't list any of the local connections as available. Running ...
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Muon-updater symbol lookup error

Upgraded Kubuntu to 15.10. When running Muon-discover (or another packet-manager, tried Synaptic), it exits with this error (via terminal): muon-updater: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-...
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I've recently updated from 15.04 to 15.10 (kubuntu) and now I get some error drm: intel_pipe_config every time I start ubuntu

Error: drm: intel_pipe_config_compare [i915]] *ERROR* mismatch in ips_enabled (expected 1, found 0) Although everything seemed to work fine but when I am playing any video and try to increase or ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 : usb mouse movement wakes up from sleep

I have the following problem: when the computer is in sleep mode (S4 mode) I can wake up it with a simple movement of my USB mouse. I'd like to disable this "fast" wake up, but I have some problems. ...
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How can I migrate KDE plasma 4 settings to plasma 5?

recently, I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04, which installs KDE plasma 5 by default, as I learned later. After logging in, all my desktop settings are gone (wallpaper, mini apps, panels). Is there a way to ...
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install new splash screen and look and feel theme on KDE 5

i'm new in Kubuntu KDE 5 and i can not find any document about to how to install new splash screen and look and feel theme on KDE 5. in previous version of kde we can simply click on get new theme ...
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Kubuntu - unable to open remote files with wine

On Kubuntu 15.04 (and on Linux Mint 17.2 KDE) I am unable to open files from remote shares with wine. It seems Dolphin downloads the file first to a temporary directory and tries to open it from there,...
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Encrypted LVM Disk Password not “in box”

After a recent installation of Kubuntu 15.04 using encrypted LVM, I have the following problem. When I boot the system, the pretty Kubuntu encrypted disk password screen appears, but when I type the ...
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Numpad for shortcuts

I try to assign shortcuts which includes numpad number keys e.g. Ctrl.+alt+5. But the numberkeys of numpad won't work only the numberkeys over the qwert keyd I found out that this seem to be an ...
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How to install kubuntu on Lenovo thinkpad e555

I have been trying to install Kubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad E555. I have created /, /home and /boot partition but as soon as I install it, it doesn't show up on boot screen (it only shows Windows ...
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Apps running with wine looking ugly

I've installed notepad++ with wine. If I run this application it looks like Win95. So now twenty years have past and I would appreciate a look that is a tiny bit more state of the art. I found this ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS L322x - not detect external monitor over displayport

As in the subject - XPS connected (minidp->dp) to additional LCD display but not working. System seems to not detect the display at all.
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GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=“cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1” crashes plasma 5

Following the instructions found here I modified my /etc/default/grub with this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1" on a kubuntu 14.04 and a kubuntu 15.04 machines. The ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Freezes On Startup

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 15.04. Every few boots, it freezes completely during startup with the kubuntu logo showing before the login screen shows, ctrl+alt+F# / ctrl+alt+del do nothing. ...
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update to 14.10 from 14.04 without upgrading to 15.04

How can I update from 14.04 to 14.10? Update manager and do-release-upgrade appear like they will update to 15.04 rather than 14.10. As an additional question all my settings and icons will stay ...
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Typing in Marathi on Kubuntu

I am using the latest version of Kubuntu. I am trying to figure out how to type in Marathi in various office programs. I tried ibus before. It worked in a text editor and a browser but did not work in ...
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KDE keyboard options (like ctrl:nocaps) stop working randomly

edit: turns out my keyboard was disconnect/reconnecting. KDE is supposed to handle that, but it isn't. reported as https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=346336 I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 (kde 5.2.2-...
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Kubuntu 14.04.2 laptop freezes on black screen after waking from sleep mode

I have a Dell Inspiron N7110 laptop, running Kubuntu 14.04.2. Whenever I put the laptop in sleep mode, it goes right to sleep, as intended. But when I wake the laptop from sleep mode by pressing the ...
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KDE resizes when I turn off a monitor

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 with 3 monitors. When I turn off a monitor, KDE detects that and resizes/moves windows to the other monitors. I usually want to turn off all monitors and walk ...